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Dr. Mengoni is from Italy. Before joining Hong Kong Baptist University, he has been working as IT consultant and computer science researcher for more than 20 years. His research and teaching interests include artificial intelligence, complex network analysis, natural language processing, emotion recognition as well as autonomous agents. On these topics he has a record of international invited talks and publications. His papers have been published in several international conference and journals. He is an IEEE member and have been organising international workshops as well as exchange programmes.

He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Florence, Italy. He received his MSc (magna cum laude) and BSc in Computer Science from University of Perugia, Italy.

Classes Taught

AI and Digital Communication
Basic Programming for Data Science
Big Data Management and Analytics
AI Theories and Applications
Recommender Systems for Digital Media
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery for Digital Media

Research & Teaching Interests

Artificial Intelligence
Complex Network Analysis
Natural Language Processing
Emotion Recognition
Autonomous Agents


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

P. Mengoni, A. Milani, V. Poggioni and Y. Li, “Community Elicitation from Co-occurrence of Activities”, in Future Generation Computer Systems, 110C:904-917, Elsevier, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.future.2019.10.046
P. Mengoni, A. Milani, and Y. Li, “Impact of Time Granularity on Histories Binary Correlation Analysis”, in Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2019, pp. 323-335, Springer, Cham, 2019.
P. Mengoni, A. Milani, and Y. Li, “Community Graph Elicitation from Students Interactions in Virtual Learning Environments”, in Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2018, pp. 414-425, Springer, Cham, 2018.
P. Mengoni, A. Milani, and Y. Li, “Clustering Students Interactions in Systems for Group Elicitation”, in Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2018, pp. 398-413, Springer, Cham, 2018.
S. W. Chan, V. Franzoni, P. Mengoni and A. Milani, “Context-based Image Semantic Similarity for Prosthetic Knowledge”, in 2018 IEEE First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering (AIKE), pp. 254-258, IEEE, Laguna Hills, CA, 2018.
J. J. Deng, C. H. C. Leung, Y. Li and P. Mengoni, “Emotion Recognition from Human Behaviors using Attention Model”, in 2018 IEEE First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering (AIKE), pp. 249-253, IEEE, Laguna Hills, CA, 2018.
P. Mengoni, A. Milani and Y. Li, “Multi-term, Semantic Context Elicitation from Collaborative Networks”, in 2018 IEEE First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering (AIKE), pp. 234-238, IEEE, Laguna Hills, CA, 2018.
V. Franzoni, P. Mengoni and A. Milani, “Dimensional Morphing Interface for Dynamic Learning Evaluation”, in 2018 22nd International Conference Information Visualisation (IV), pp. 332-337, IEEE, Fisciano, Italy, 2018.
V. Franzoni, Y. Li, P. Mengoni, “A Path-based Model for Emotion Abstraction on Facebook using Sentiment Analysis and Taxonomy Knowledge”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Web Intelligence, pp 947-952 ACM, 2017.
V. Franzoni, Y. Li, P. Mengoni, A. Milani, “Clustering Facebook for Biased Context Extraction”, Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2017, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 10404, 2017, pp 717–729, Springer, Jul 2017
S. Akarsh, A. Kishor, R. Niyogi, A. Milani, P. Mengoni, “Social Cooperation in Autonomous Agents to Avoid the Tragedy of the Commons”, International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Information Systems, Volume 8(2), pp 1-19, 2017
V. Franzoni, C. H. C. Leung, Y. Li, P. Mengoni, A. Milani, “Set Similarity Measures for Images Based on Collective Knowledge”, Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 9155, 2015, pp 408-417, Jun 2015
V. Franzoni, M. Mencacci, P. Mengoni, A. Milani, “Semantic Heuristic Search in Collaborative Networks: Measures and Contexts”, WI-IAT, 2014 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence, IEEE Press, 2014
V. Franzoni, M. Mencacci, P. Mengoni, A. Milani, “Heuristics for Semantic Path Search in Wikipedia”, Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2014, Part VI, LNCS 8584, pp 327-340, Springer, 2014.

Academic Activities

Organizing committee member: The 7th International Workshop on Intelligent Data Processing (IDP2018) in conjunction with The IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering (IEEE AIKE 2018), Laguna Hills, California, USA
Organizing committee member: 2017 Seminar Series on Cyber-Emotions at University of Perugia, Italy

 

Reviewer

2017-2020 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC)
2018-2020 International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA)
The 20th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (IEEE ISM 2018)
The 2nd International Conference on Computer Science and Application Engineering (CSAE 2018)
International Conference on Biological Information and Biomedical Engineering (BIBE 2018)
9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing

 

Service

Organizing committee member: 2020 Global Virtual Hack and Design Challenge – Empower Community during and after COVID-19
Organizer: HKBU School of Communication Italy Study Tour 2020
Organizing committee coordinator: 2016-2018 Internship and Exchange Programme HKBU-University of Perugia, Italy